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Kiev: 2-Hour Tour of the Kiev Metro

Kiev: 2-Hour Tour of the Kiev Metro

From £101.89 per group up to 10

Join a walking tour of the beautiful Kiev Metro. See a selection of impressive metro stations, which have all played a role in Ukraine’s history, and learn their interesting secrets.

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the deepest metro station in the world
  • Discover the history of Kiev Metro, and the underground world of the city
  • Admire the imposing architecture in differently themed stations
Full description
Discover how Kiev Metro is not only a public transport system but also a work of art. The transit system's first metro line opened in 1960, making it the oldest underground metro system in Ukraine and the third oldest in Soviet. Today, Kiev Metro consists of 52 stations and three lines, with a total length of about 70 km. Here, you can also find the world's deepest underground station at 105.5 meters below the surface. On your tour, you visit the most interesting and iconic metro stations: Lva Tolstogo, Maidan Nezalezhnosti, Khreschatyk, Arsenalna, Dnipro, University, Teatralna, and Golden Gate. Learn about the history of the Kiev metro system, and the symbolism behind the decorative themes. Admire the architecture and ornamentation, which is truly impressive, and at times, even ostentatious.
Includes
  • Tour guide
  • Kiev Metro Ticket
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

The entrance to "Universytet" (Університет) metro station

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Cameras

Know before you go

  • This tour is not recommended for people who suffer from claustrophobia
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 3 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    2/5
  • Value for money
    5/5

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This is a really cool tour of the famous cold war era underground. Every station has a different feel and story whether mosaics or communist propaganda.

4 October 2019

Just perfect my guide knowledge of Ukraine metro excellent

31 December 2019

Thank you so much to my wonderful tour guide, Olena. She was very knowledgeable and all of the facts and figures memorized. Amazing. She was very friendly also. I recommend this tour to anyone interested in Kiev.

29 June 2021

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